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The term yoga can be translated as "integration", "union" or "connection". This primarily refers to the harmony between body and mind. Yoga has become a widely accepted means to compensate for permanent stress in everyday life, but this is exactly where the biggest problem lies.

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THE TERM YOGA...

...can be translated as "integration", "union" or "connection". This primarily refers to the harmony between body and mind. Yoga has become a widely accepted means to compensate for permanent stress in everyday life, but this is exactly where the biggest problem lies. The stress tempts to neglect the regular yoga exercises. This article should therefore help to hold on to the most sporty way of relaxation and to think more often only about ourselves and our well-being.

THE THING WITH MOTIVATION

Even the most motivated people are sometimes thrown off course. This is not unusual, the present holds its challenges and trials for all of us - both physically and mentally. Job, private life and leisure activities, all of which have to be integrated into everyday life, are very challenging for us.

In addition there are strokes of fate, relationship problems, psychologically strong strains, which we do not choose and which come over us. In addition, we ourselves are not immune to health hazards - this can also quickly become a problem for us. In times of such stress, we humans tend to reduce those parts of our lives that we regard as supposedly optional, i.e. that we do not consider absolutely necessary. However, we like to neglect the fact that it is precisely these aspects of our lives that make it worth living in the first place.

Our inner center can quickly be disturbed when we are struck by such blows. We can be very well-balanced people, and yet a really bad time can change everything. Therefore it is important to find the motivation for the things we love, because they can help us on our way back to balance.

YOGA - HOW TO GET YOUR MOTIVATION BACK TO YOU


HOW TO GET YOUR MOTIVATION BACK TO YOU

Well, how are we supposed to be motivated again? How are we supposed to find the time, peace and inspiration for regular practice again? First of all, we have to analyse exactly what ultimately caused yoga to stop motivating us on its own, as it should be. However, the reasons can also be to be found in yoga itself, instead of in the difficulties that lurk in the environment.

A few examples: The own ego becomes too big and the progress in yoga is too small and too slow for the ego. The frustration that the supposedly too little progress brings, one becomes impatient. But of course this is an absurd attitude, because yoga is not a competitive sport and certainly not an ego show. It should serve our well-being and our self-confidence (in the true sense of the word) and not our need to beat other people or to be better than them - we should refrain from this thought in principle.

Especially beginners suffer from impatience. They want to master advanced exercises as quickly as possible - but all this takes time and patience. If you don't bring them up, you can easily get frustrated. So - learning patience, over and over again on the mat, then perfecting the beginner exercises piece by piece and only approaching them after the advanced movements - this is the best method to stay on the mat for a long time. It is therefore best to consider whether the exercises you choose always correspond to your own progress. If this is not the case, it is also perfectly legitimate to shift down a gear.

YOGA - TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE


TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

But yoga can only contribute in part to taking one's life back into one's own hands. Instead, self-reflective measures are at least as necessary. We should look at the partial aspects of our lives both individually and holistically in order to get back on track. But how can this be done, holistically and individually? Well, it's simple. Only when we analyse the different parts of our life, such as work, our private life, our spiritual side and our relationship life, can we discover what may have gone wrong so far - because something must have thrown us off balance.

Holistic means taking into account the interactions between the different areas of life. Because nothing just happens outside the context. Working life, for example, always has an impact on our private lives - our possibilities of enjoying our love life or practicing yoga. However, it is recommended that you start with an individual view and then go to the overall view.

And afterwards one must by no means regard oneself as a victim of processes or simply accept one's own situation - because with this way of dealing with things, one may not only quickly lose the desire to practice yoga, but also the desire to live. The first step towards improvement is usually the will to change - even if this is not always so easy to achieve. But if even the initiative is not there to take a different direction, life will in no way move in the right direction, that much is clear.

To take your life into your own hands means to develop acceptance for what is not changeable and to change what you actually have influence on.

Of course, phrases like "anyone can make all their dreams come true" are nonsense. For in reality our life is determined not only by what we do and want, but also by numerous other determinants. Nevertheless: May all these determinants with their definitions of our existence come down on us, our own attitude to existence should be as positive as possible. If this is not the case, we nail ourselves and become practically immobilized.

YOGA - ALMOST AS OLD AS THE MESCNHHEIT

But why should yoga be the right choice to contribute to life's happiness? Maybe it was the right thing to stop with the old tradition? Well, we should stop here and think about why we started yoga at all. What are the reasons that inspire you to start? The practice of yoga exercises has very positive health effects, and no one will deny that people's physical health is closely related to their mental state and can have extremely beneficial effects on it.

In addition, it is not for nothing that yoga is such an old method to bring body and mind in harmony. Instead, it is an instrument that has proven itself over thousands of years and offers proven and reliable services. Incidentally, this applies to the presence of people living in the West to a greater extent. Because in our time, existence itself is often so stressful that an oasis of peace and concentration can only work wonders for oneself.

Just as we have to analyze holistically what is no longer running smoothly in our lives, there is hardly a better way to get it back into line than yoga. But why is that at all?

YOGA - POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS


POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS

Now we should focus on explaining a little less generally and more concretely what benefits the yoga exercises can bring us. Well, first, it serves some health purposes. All yoga exercises are based on stretching, relaxing and concentrating on breathing. This process increases blood circulation in the body. The slow, controlled movement, relaxation and breathing does not stress the heart, but strengthens it and ensures an improved supply of oxygen throughout the body. Since we almost never concentrate exclusively on our breathing in everyday life, this is a welcome change and offers us the opportunity to consciously perceive it.

Speaking of consciousness - stress is now so deeply rooted in people's everyday lives that it is hardly noticeable any more, it is always present. Nevertheless, one should not come to terms with the feeling of stress - after all, the damaging effects on health are well known. Yoga may not work wonders here, but it can make a contribution, because it stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system - an important part of the vegetative nervous system. This is so important because it can send out relaxation impulses, which in turn should have extremely positive characteristics for your well-being. This is more than just working against stress symptoms, because prevention in this case is much better for health than aftercare.

Apart from all the stress, which naturally has an after-effect on our health, back damage should not be underestimated. Even if they appear as harmless wounds in everyday office life, they can cause more serious problems in the long run - until you can hardly walk. Here, too, yoga can help. By the way, these can also be a consequence of the stress I have just mentioned.

The best thing about yoga, at least in terms of health, is definitely that it helps to regulate the hormonal balance, which is so important for men and women alike.

But yoga is also a good choice for our spiritual side. Because yoga is more than just a lifestyle thing, yoga is an attitude. And that's why yoga is especially recommendable. Meanwhile more and more people are longing to occasionally leave the material world - but many do not feel able to take this step permanently. Therefore, asanas can help to promote the view of one's own life with an improved self-perception. After all, burnout can be a consequence, for example, if stress is not treated with the necessary seriousness, but is constantly reduced.

YOGA - HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY BACK TO THE MAT


HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY BACK TO THE MAT

But now the question is: How do you find your way back to the yoga mat? Well, it's simple. Firstly, we must be aware of all the advantages that we have already mentioned. Secondly, it is important to keep in mind that yoga can be the antithesis to our daily worries and thus a refuge in stormy times. What alternative is there? Neither the television, the Internet nor shopping can offer such a comprehensive and healing experience.

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MIX IT UP!

Maybe you have always practiced the same yoga styles and exercises and therefore the practice has become boring. A little variety can't hurt. So let us first dedicate ourselves to the different yoga styles that exist. Well, there are several additional interpretation possibilities for each yoga style, but it is clear that different styles also have different focal points, which can be more or less suitable for the individual depending on their own orientations and focal points.

While Kundalini Yoga, for example, focuses on the spiritual and spiritual, Ashtanga and power yoga are particularly physically intensive. For beginners it is certainly recommended to start with Hatha- or Vinyasa-Yoga, which both have relatively many variations and concentrate on slow movements, so that both are easy to learn.

Yoga - Other Workouts


OTHER WORKOUTS TO RESUME

Before you find your way back to yoga, you sometimes have to take detours. This means switching to other sports, for example. Many may prefer to go outside in the summer. If you can't get ahead with certain asanas, you can train your condition or certain muscles more specifically through other disciplines, for example.

Various points can help to make it easier to get started here as well. A positive attitude towards our own body, playing sports together with friends or exciting trend disciplines make it easier for us to become active in other ways. No matter whether you are inline skating in the park, jogging or trying out other sports such as trampolining or slacklining. All of them can make you feel better about your body and thus arouse your desire for yoga practices again.

Swimming, for example, is a joint-gentle sport particularly suitable for people with back problems, while working with free weights is not recommended for people with such injuries. If one already pauses with the Yoga exercises, one can try all kinds of different kinds of sport once and look in this way over the edge of plate - because the taking off of borders is actually taken a thought, which also arises from the Yoga.

Often it makes sense to combine yoga with other disciplines anyway, for example in order to power oneself to the full alongside the asanas.

EXCURSION: DOSHAS AND ITS EFFECT

The Doshas are extremely important aryuvedic provisions for the constitution of humans. They regulate both physical and mental constitutional conditions and should therefore not be completely ignored. There are three doshas, some of which attribute very different attributes to humans.

It is remarkable that the doshas are even described so precisely that peculiarities of the body structure such as size, face shape, eye shape, teeth, weight, hair, visibility of the veins and other specifications can be named. But that's not all. The doshas even determine what weather conditions people prefer and how they eat. But even with these very exact things is not over yet, because up to the characteristics like courage, how faithful a person is and other really intimate details Doshas can give information. To diagnose them, aryuvedic doctors make a very careful anamnesis to ensure that they are actually correct.

LIVING CONSCIOUSLY - EXPERIENCING A TIME OUT

Sometimes there are times when the best workouts and yoga exercises don't help anymore. There are times when everyday life literally flattens you out and the work-life balance gets completely out of control. So we need some time out. And time-out does not necessarily have to be understood as a simple time-out from work. Time out can mean getting out of your city, out of your circle of friends and far away from anything that causes stress.

Healing also means living carefully, even if it can sometimes be boring. How about a break far away from home, in a different time zone? There you can lead a life as it is hardly conceivable at home. Only pay attention to your own health, nutrition and nature. Meet people who have also decided to take a break and want to escape the promises of Western life.


But even if you don't need this colossal outbreak, targeted time out at home can be quite useful. These never happen on their own, because even on weekends there is always something to do? Only because you allow it yourself. So you have to leave a weekend free in advance - and also not allow any appointments. This is the only way to keep it free and ensure that there is time for yourself. Then off to the mat, to the sauna and to enjoy. No matter how time is spent, time-out also means mobile phone off and deliberately not taking advantage of some amenities, not spending time on the Internet and of course not answering e-mails. This is the only way to actually take a break from the blessings that modern life brings, but which can also quickly become a curse.

Koh Samui Yoga


INSPIRATION WANTED: HERE YOU CAN FIND IT

But without question, as already indicated, it makes much more sense to take flight and look for another place to find one's own center. But of course you should choose a suitable place - for example Koh Samui in Thailand or Sri Lanka. Apart from beautiful beaches, there are also some yoga retreats that are highly recommended and guarantee that one is not too distracted by worldly influences. Otherwise, of course, remote areas that are less developed for tourism are particularly suitable. Bali is preferred by many travelers, but of course this is also a matter of taste. The Dutch Caribbean attracts other people looking for meaning - a good research before departure is certainly a good investment of time to meet one's own needs.

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Back To The Mat - More Yoga For More Variety




If you have a question about whether yoga helps with weight loss and how to lose weight in a sustainable way, this article might help. Losing your weight in a traditional way means losing more calories than the calories you take. You can achieve that with a strict diet plan and a serious body training program or other sports like jogging, swimming, weight training, biking and so on.

How Yoga Helps With Weight Loss


However, for those who have some sorts of physical injuries and would like to take a milder approach to exercise while not having to stress yourself out too much on the diet plan, yoga for weight loss might be the answer.

A BURNING FACT ABOUT HOW YOGA HELPS WITH WEIGHT LOSS:

Yoga can burn only 3-6 calories per minute. With a 60 minutes practice session, you will consume only 180-360 maximum. To lose a pound of fat, you need to burn 3,500 calories.

That isn't close to the weight loss goal, right? Maybe you might want to take another exercise to help you burn more calories but wait. There are many factors why practicing fat burning yoga is useful to you in a long run when it comes to weight loss and gets into shape plan.

NOW BACK TO THE QUESTION HOW YOGA HELPS YOU LOSE WEIGHT ON A SUSTAINABLE BASIS?

1. By practicing fat burning yoga, you get to practice your breath and concentration. In each pose, you get to meditate along the way by focusing on your breath to be in line with the movement of your body. That helps you get more in touch with your body and calm your mind.

It helps you lift up or dissolve your stress and be in the presence with yourself. It helps reconnect you with your soul. By that way, you eventually lose your stress eating habit. And it comes naturally to you.

Yoga helps with many areas of your physical fitness


2. Yoga helps with many areas of your physical fitness. Your balance, flexibility, improved metabolism, and more muscle mass too.

The flexibility is the key to improving your back pain caused by a tight hamstring and overall body aching. It improves energy flow in your body and blood circulation system that makes you more youthful.

3. Practicing yoga helps you get in touch with your body and have more control over it. You feel the good energy flow in your body, and that generates the need to take good care of yourself. You become gradually more careful about what you eat and more inclined to choose healthy food over junks.

4. Yoga is known as an excellent way to stretch and enable flexibility. With the flexibility of your body, you will feel stronger, firmer and more confident.

It allows you to achieve many goals and do many things you want to do including helping you with your sex life. That gives you the happy hormone you need to stay away from unhealthy diet or stress eating.




Yoga for Weight Loss


5. By practicing yoga correctly with the breathing exercise, you get to improve your self-awareness. The awareness helps you to become mindful with what you take into your body and stops you from taking in the bad things you shouldn't do to yourself.

6. Fat burning yoga doesn't cost you a fortune. The best thing about yoga I love so much is that it can be done practically anywhere even in a small space. All your investment is a mat, a good guide book or a good DVD to guide you through the poses.

You can do it anytime at your comfort and schedule. However, you need to learn and understand the breathing system and the poses before start practicing on your own as injuries can occur as well as negative result from doing the wrong poses or in a wrong way.

7. Fat burning yoga and yoga, in general, is a gentle workout that can make you sweat a bucket or two. However, as it is so gentle, you can do it as long as you want like 2-3 hours a day and every day a week.

How Yoga Helps With Weight Loss


8. The weight loss with fat burning yoga is sustainable. You improve your awareness, your metabolism, your flexibility, your muscle mass and your balance by practicing regular fat burning yoga. These help you achieve the new you and the new habit not just the new body and it is sustainable.

9. One thing, though. The effectiveness of yoga for weight loss is all about releasing your stress, and that helps you become a happier person and equip you with the ability to cope things in your life with a positive attitude. So being able to fit your fat burning yoga practice in your busy schedule with ease and no hassle would be the key to achieving your weight loss goal.




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How Yoga Helps With Weight Loss




Obesity has always been a concern for people as it causes various physical and mental discomforts. Lack of stamina, difficulty in physical movements, difficulty in breathing are some of the physical troubles that people with the excess weight face. Feeling inferior and stress are the mental uneasiness caused by obesity. Effective planning and the implementation of plans to lose weight is a must to earn back all those comforts. This article brings out one special strategy towards losing weight and that is yoga. Yoga is a vast subject which comprises lot of methods that can help you get rid of excess weight from your body.

Yoga For Weight Loss


Significance of Yoga

Yoga is not a high intensity exercise that makes you sweat and lose weight. It is a gentle method that tones your body by stretching and breathing mechanisms. Yoga cannot be claimed as a big exercising option as it is of moderate intensity. Very quick weight loss cannot be experienced with this method, but a sizable change can be made which can be maintained for a very long period of time. With yoga, proper body shape can be toned and weight gain can be moderated.

Yoga postures

The techniques and postures of yoga concentrate mainly on stretching and breathing methods. The breathing induces more metabolisms and the stretching will set up muscle expansions. Though these procedures aid the weight loss process indirectly, it is to be admitted that they are extremely effective in bringing out results. A good frame of mind should be developed in order to take the yoga initiative. The biggest advantage is that yoga is a relaxing way of exercising which as mentioned earlier relieves you from any kind of stress.

Stretching

Doing yoga stretches your body in good ways. When lean muscles are synthesized, calories in the body get burnt and this is an effective way to lose weight. The stretching exercises make your body to generate more muscles. When muscles use up energy, large amount of calories will be expended and this is the principle behind the stretching methods. Another advantage is that stretching is not a very high intensity exercise and can be easily adopted by anyone. Stretching exercises eases you off from any physical strains as well takes you to a higher level of health.

Breathing

Proper breathing mechanism helps you to lose weight impressively. Breathing is the mechanism where oxygen intake occurs. Oxygen facilitates the breaking down of food molecules. When there is more supply of oxygen, the more effective will be the respiration process that leads to the exhaustion of calories. Synchronous breathing along with proper stretching is one of the principles of yoga that aids weight loss in a big way. Slow breathing is advised that prompts effective body metabolism.

Formulations

Yoga is not a new development and these techniques have been in existence for ages. Few new formulations have been developed in the recent past to concentrate on toning the body shape and losing weight. This slight modification and a process of constructive evolution have been mainly developed to suit people in the west and in America who are fighting obesity. Yoga originated in the eastern countries and has been tinkered a bit to suit the habits and daily routines of the people in the west.

Spiritual and Mental Side

The yoga techniques involve more of mental and spiritual factors that influence your body through mind control. Lot depends on how you take up things in mind and apply yourself in following these techniques. You got to believe that you can achieve the goal of losing weight and getting a better body shape. Yoga insists on ways to control body over mind more than any hard fought physical exercises.

Yoga Methods

There are a couple of methods that effectively suits weight loss. The process of weight loss goes well with the yoga techniques but it is very important to choose the right ways of losing weight. The bikram yoga and the astanga yoga are the two popular methods that suit the weight loss ambitions. More information about these postures are discussed below which can be implemented immediately to taste the results.

Yoga For Weight Loss - Anjaneyasana


Bikram Yoga

This is a preferred exercise by sports persons especially the athletes. Many celebrities too opt for this yoga method which drastically burns out calories in the body. One main thing that needs to be practiced is consistency. This yoga should be done for at least ten times for over a period of one month. The Bikram yoga is a combination of aerobic, cardio vascular and fat burning exercises. There will not be enough time gaps to practice this workout. It will take a while to acquaint with the speed of exercises. The key here is to increase the heart rate and burn more amount of fats with this yoga procedure. The comfort that one can feel in the minds while doing this exercise is remarkable. Stress levels can be eased off to a large extent by following this yoga procedure. Weight loss outcomes are sure to happen with the practice of bikram yoga and not only can you tone your mind well you will also increase your patience levels, composure and self control.

Literal Significance

The blood circulation is enhanced with the practice of bikram yoga. With efficient blood circulation, oxygen is supplied to all parts of the body and hence a tremendous improvement in terms of calorie exhaustion can be seen. Muscles will be lively and tender and hence suck more blood to grow. More the muscles grow; more is the exhaustion of the stored stray food molecules and lesser the risk of obesity disorders. Yoga practice does not involve sweating out like those high intensity exercise and can be enjoyed a lot.

Astanga Yoga

These yoga procedures are the ones which concentrate on breathing procedure along with a variety of body postures. Synchronization of breathing along with the body postures attribute to weight loss. The temperature levels of the body go up in doing these yoga exercises which induces profuse sweating. This detoxifies body to a high extent and gets rid of calories. Also, body metabolism shoots up with the practice of Astanga yoga which is the biggest need of the hour to lose weight. Health conditions can be vastly improved and mind can be pretty much improved on the control and tolerance levels.

Efficacy

The above mentioned yoga exercises are by far the best natural remedies that can bring about weight loss; though they work at a slower pace they very importantly come without any side effects. You got to spend more time in doing yoga as the results brought out are not at a fast pace. More than any reason, the best part of the yoga exercise is that it influences your mind in coordination with the body which no other exercise or diet habits can perform. Speaking about the time that needs to be spent, just five hours a week is enough. This is a reasonable amount of time that you can afford to spend for your body.

Yoga For Weight Loss


Important Tips

It is advised that yoga should not be practice by children below the age of twelve and the yoga postures should not be held for long durations. It is best to practice yoga for at least 30 to 40 minutes each day to harvest full benefits. Early morning is the best time for doing yoga Evening schedules can be also be planned occasionally. Doing yoga with empty stomach is necessary. Have solid foods four to five hours before you do the yoga exercises and take liquid foods one hour before practicing yoga and do not take anything for at least one hour before starting with the yoga postures. Practice area should be clean and should be devoid of disturbances. Airy places are preferred. It is a must to do yoga on a mat or a cloth and one should never do it on the bare flooring. Wearing under garments is a must. Vegetarian diet must be followed and try to avoid spicy foods.



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Yoga For Weight Loss




There is widespread belief that an hour of physical yoga is enough cardiovascular activity to fulfill the average person's daily fitness needs. The truth is that many schools of yoga burn calories at a low rate and are therefore not the ideal form of exercise to target fat burn. Of course, it is also true that certain forms of yoga are considered more active and do burn calories while tightening and toning the body.

Different styles and yoga instructors vary in the physical challenge they present. A person weighing 150 pounds doing an hour of Hatha yoga burns 180 calories, for example, while an hour of Ashtanga yoga burns 350 calories. Asthanga yoga is considered one of the most physically difficult schools of yoga, but even this form is outpaced by a slow run. In an hour, a runner going at a slow 12-minute-mile pace can still burn upwards of 500 calories.

Yoga for Belly Fat


So why practice yoga for belly fat?

It is true that yoga may burn fewer calories than running, but the overall health benefits like increased flexibility, improved focus, stronger bodies and relatively low risk of injury have a lot to say in favor of practicing yoga instead of or to complement other forms of fitness activities. However, because it may not burn calories at an intense pace like running or elliptical training can, yogis who would like to use yoga to burn belly fat must practice a targeted, intentional sequence of poses.

Four Tips for Practicing Yoga to Burn Belly Fat

1. Keep it moving! Choose a series that is designed to flow easily from pose to pose. Hold each pose for a minute or two and move quickly into the next pose. The fast flowing sequence should simultaneously tax your strength and elevate your heart rate, increasing the rate of calorie burn.

2. Target your practice! Make sure to use or design a sequence that strengthens your core muscles. Chair pose, plank pose, sun salutations and forward, side and back bends all target your abs, back and sides.

3. Finish and repeat! Do the pose sequence several times in order to get the maximum benefit from your practice; make sure your focus on the second and third repetitions is on correct posture since technique often begins to lag as your muscles fatigue.

4. Go long! Ideally, it takes 40 to 60 minutes of moderate exercise for your body to start burning through its fat reserves. So don't settle for a quick 30 minute session; you need to stay active for most of an hour in order to get the best fat-burning results.


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Yoga for Belly Fat




No doubt you are surprised to hear that? You say that this can only happen when yoga is performed vigorously in an overheated room where you sweat profusely. Well no! Studies have been made with people practicing yoga regularly run smooth. It has been shown that these people tend to be free of excess weight and maintain their weight thereafter. For decades, we are told to burn calories, eat fewer calories, control our calories. After incorporating these concepts, you're probably wondering how you can lose weight by burning fewer calories than an aerobic. Indeed, how can you lose weight by doing light exercises? And most importantly, do not control the number of calories burned and swallowed? The mystery is debunked.


Does Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

Stress reduction


It is now well known that yoga helps reduce stress. Already you may have experienced. You go to a yoga session, you stretch, you strengthen muscles you relax. At the end of the session, you feel fresh and rested, as if you had a nap. Your energy level is high, but you're excited.


Dr. Timothy McCall, a physician and author in the field of yoga, says that, under the effect of stress, cortisol increases. A high cortisol not only stimulates the appetite, but the extra calories are converted into fat effectively. He also explained that, under the influence of cortisol, fat tends to accumulate in the abdomen. What a bad news! The rounded bellies are often perceived as not aesthetic, but it is nothing when assessing the impact on health. Big bellies are linked to insulin resistance (the assimilation of insulin), a precursor of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

What are the best positions?


Yoga, including the practice of breathing, postures and meditation helps practitioners to normalize cortisol levels and better manage their stress. So, how you doing yoga has more impact than you practice the postures. Just have a full practice, including breathing, postures and meditation, not to mention the famous final relaxation, thereby contributing to reach your healthy weight.

Whatever you practice postures, it is important to feel relaxed and invigorated at the end. When you feel well, it means that your cortisol levels decreased and your body is more prone to break free from overweight.

The observation

In addition, when a person tries to "lose weight", it often happens astreigne to a strict diet for a period of time. Thereafter, she often has difficulty integrating its new habits in life, abandoned the regime and regain the lost weight, sometimes even more.

Your yoga mat is a laboratory for your life. On your carpet, you see the stretch of your inner thighs, increasing your heart rate, presence of mind. When you bring your observation skills in your life, you get to know your signs of satiety and to observe the impact of food on your body. Instead of automatic choice, you take the time to see what would be the impact of food on your body and you make more appropriate choices for your health.

Acceptance


During the practice of yoga is slowly learns to accept as it is, with our qualities and defects. We managed to slowly detach superficial things. This acceptance will take something else. Accepting us as we are, the pressure and stress related to performance decreases, and our life seems more fulfilled.

Of course, acceptance does not happen overnight. But sometimes, one morning, we realize the path. No matter where v e're made, celebrate your success. When I speak of celebration, it is not necessary either with a chocolate bar or a bag of chips! An evening with a friend is a great way to celebrate.

Balance
Does Yoga Help You Lose Weight?


Watching you and accepting, you can find yourself a key to release its excess weight find balance. When we feel balanced, food cravings are rare, stress is quite easy to manage and interpersonal skills are balanced. Yoga promotes a state of mind bringing a balance in life.

In addition, when scientific studies have shown that people practicing yoga are often more active. They walk more, they participate in more activities, they eat better. By being more aware of their body and mind through yoga, they realize they have the option to make the best choices for their health and their lives. Naturally, their life balance. All these elements contribute greatly to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Your plan of action

Instead of adopting a short-term diet and regain the weight lost shortly after, and sometimes even more, I invite you to take a commitment to your health. Find the weak point of your health and improve this aspect of health in your life. Work on one item at a time, be it nutrition, yoga or meditation. Make sure that this element becomes a foundation in your life and you are in balance in your life.

Does Yoga Help You Lose Weight?